Book, followed by biopic, to dissect Armstrong’s downfall

He’s already gotten the Oprah treatment. Now Lance Armstrong is headed for the silver screen.

Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, are planning a biopic about the disgraced cyclist, a studio spokeswoman announced.

They’ve secured the rights to New York Times reporter Juliet Macur’s upcoming book “Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong,” due out in June. Macur covered the seven-time Tour de France winner for more than a decade.

No director, writer, star or start date have been set.

Armstrong admitted on air to Oprah Winfrey last week to using performance-enhancing drugs to reach his historic victories, something he’d defiantly denied for years. The International Olympic Committee had stripped him of his 2000 bronze medal.

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